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Gunmen Invade Gombe Communities In Fresh Attack, Burn 50 Houses, Others

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No fewer than 50 homes have been burnt, and farm produce moved in a renewed communal conflict in Nyuwar, Jessu communities in Gombe.

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Recall that 19 lives have been slaughtered with lots of of homes earlier demolished by yet-to-be recognized gunmen within the Waja/Lunguda communal conflict.



An eyewitness, Ily Maisanda, stated since residents had gone to Yolde for security, the gunmen used the chance to launch a renewed assault on Nyuwar on Sunday, the Punch reviews. 

Maisanda stated, “The villagers can see the hearth from Yolde. A few of them (attackers) have been caught in Cham after looting grains from empty homes.

“In the meantime, there isn’t a assist coming from the federal government; they’ve solely been speaking, it’s all sizzling air.”

One other resident, Musa James stated, “It was a stressed evening as a result of some a part of Nyuwar-Sakku Luko, and a few homes belonging to Lunguda have been burnt down once more.

Additionally, one Dennis Kujir added that the gunmen visited the villages on Saturday and early hours of Sunday.

The Commissioner of Police within the state, Ishola Babaita, confirmed the assault, including that his males have been in a position to cease extra destruction.

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